You are not required to have a certification in order to work as a postpartum doula in Nebraska. The state also does not have regulations on having a high school or college degree to perform the duties of a postpartum doula.
The following is a list of training classes available in the state of Nebraska which could be useful for your postpartum doula training. Please read the details carefully to determine if the trainings are a required part of a certification curriculum. You must be above 18 years to apply.
Postpartum Doula Training in Lincoln, NE
Organization Name: Bryan Health Medical Center
Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
The classes offered are Essentials of Childbirth class (3 hour class, 3 classes total), Breastfeeding Basics class (2.5 hours), Infant Massage class (2.5 hours), and CPR for Families and Friends class (1 session). These classes are not a required part of a certification curriculum such as DONA, CAPPA, or Childbirth International.
Course and Workshop Topics
These classes will go over the following concepts:
- Learn how to provide postpartum care to both the mother and newborn
- Understand about the breastfeeding cycle
- Discuss breastfeeding aids, nursing positions, and the importance of latching
- Participate using dolls to demonstrate CPR on infants to provide airway obstruction relief
- Learn how infant massages can encourage bonding between babies and their parents
- Discuss the benefits of infant massages such as muscle relaxation, stimulation of blood flow, aiding digestion, and easing constipation
- Learn newborn massage techniques using hands-on participation on a doll
Costs and Fees
Essentials of Childbirth class – $65
Breastfeeding Basics class – $20
Infant Massage class – $20
CPR for Families and Friends class – $20
Register and check available times by clicking here.
Kyndal May is a certified doula with over 20 years of experience helping train doulas across the United States. She has received her certification from DONA (Doulas of North America) and has dedicated her career to supporting families during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. With her extensive knowledge and experience, she is committed to providing compassionate and personalized care to every family she works with. In addition to her work as a doula, Kyndal is also a passionate advocate for women’s health and birth rights. She has spent many years educating and empowering families to make informed decisions about their birth experience. She also uses her experience to help train other doulas, passing on her knowledge and skills to the next generation of birth workers. With her dedication to her clients and her profession, Kyndal is a respected and valued member of the doula community.